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Three Visitors Sing Messiah Leads; Mrs. Edgerton To Carry Soprano Role
Group Will Give 15fh
December 14,3 p.m.
Mrs. William B. Edgerton. Miss
Martha Kase.v. Mr. Frederick Loadwig.
and Mr. Carl i. X. Cronstadt have
been named soloists for the fifteenth
performance of Handel's Christmas
oratorio, "The Messiah" at Guilford, to
be presented this year in Memorial
Hall at .'1:110 Sunday afternoon, De
Mrs. Edgerton, soprano soloist, is
the wife of Mr. William B. Edgerton
of the Modern Language department
here. She was graduated from Guil
ford college in lilM.'i and during bet-
four years here as a student was solo
ist with the a capella choir. Her solo
numbers are: Urjoiiw (Ircullii: Come
I llto Him: Mil ItcilcriiHT Unlli: and
four short recitatives.
Miss Kasey, contralto, is a faculty
member of the music department f
Greensboro college. She will siiiK: Oh
Tlioil lliot Idlest: He shall fit (I His
/lock: lie ints despised.
Mr. Londwig. tenor, is a meniher cfj
the faculty of Klon college, and former
graduate of Syracuse university. His
solos include: Comfort Ye: llrei'if I ni
hil: I'lln Ifebii Ac; lit hold and See.
Mr. Cronstadl. hasso. is director of
music in the public schools at High
IN int. lie is not a newcomer t> (luil
ford, havinir sung the basso role here
last year in the "Messiah." His 1111111-
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Economics Seminar Holds
Meeting in Archdale Hall
The Economics seminar under tliej
guidance of professor William O.
Suiter met last Wednesday night tori
the first time in Archdale hall. The |
grt:up has been meeting each week in
flic day students' room in the gym
nasium. bill with I lie coining winter
mrnths, the students decided to change
the meeting place to Archdale.
The chief topic of study for this year
is the problem of post-war economic
adjustments. Reports on problems freni
current economic literature, sophonn re
and junior class speeches, and reports
oil senior theses are given and dis
cussed at the meetings.
Miss Laura Worth, Former
Gym Teacher, Is Historian
Il NANCY (SHAVKS
Miss I.aura WirMi is I lie sweet lil
tie lady with till' gray hair and bash
-1 ill smile, who probably asked you to
come and visit her some time when
yon met her at the Meeting house re
ception in Freshman week.
Perhaps someone next to you told
you that Miss Worth used to teach
girls' physici 1 education here. She was
not only a gym teacher but the tirst
coach for sports to lie hired at itiiil
f rd college either for boys or fiiris.
The boys occupied themselves over
in the Y.M.C.A. Imilding, now the music
building, but the girls had nothing to
do but croquet. We do admit that a
few bold ones had played 11 sort of
baseball. When Miss Worth came, the
shack was outlawed as a gym, and she
j Guilford Graduate . . .
!. . . Mrs. WLliam It. Edgerton.
Dr. Philip W, Furnas
Gives Talk On Drama
Lecture Is Last
Of Series Sponsored
By English Department
J l)r. Philip W. Furnas gave the lust
|of a series of lectures 011 the develop
ment of the drama sponsored by the
Department of English. last night. No
| vetiiher 2*. in Memorial hall.
Scenes from three plays, "The Trial
|of Vittoria." "The White Devil." and
Thomas Kyd's "Spanish Tragedy" were
j presented along with the lecture.
| Anions students taking part in the
I presentations were .lack Hilyeu. John
Downing. Rixie Ilunter. .lolin Hobby,
| Kingston .lolins, Phyllis Meadows. Sam
| I'riee. and Margaret Van Hoy.
Hen Brown gave a synopsis of the
relation of Seneca to Elizabethan dra
ma. Kingston Johns gave a summary
of "The White Devil" up to the part
j presented on the stage.
Helen I ..yon was in charge of eos-
inarched the girls up and down West
hall in Founders IVr miles and miles.
When the girls were tired of drilling,
she gave tlieni calisthenics.
(tetting thoroughly tiled of West
hall. Miss Worth pushed a drive for a
gym. and in IS' l - "the barn." destroyed
two years ago, was opened. The girls'
basketball game that took place then
would be a laughable sight today.
Three years later Miss Worth left
the posit irn to live ever since ill the
little white house on the south edge
of campus, near the road to the gates.
In IPIS when Guilford college was
struck with Ihe influenza epidemic.
Miss Worth gallantly nursed many of
our beys through it. All old ll II.FOIt-
I HAN notes a party to lie given her by
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GI'ILFORD COLLEGE, N. NOVEMBER 29, 1941
Music Students Will
Give Recital Dec. 5
Program Is First
In Series Sponsored
By Music Department
The Department of Music will pre
sent the first student recital of the
season in Memorial hall on Friday
night. December .5, at 8 o'clock.
The program will consist of vocal,
organ, and piano numbers. Barbara
Clark. Huena Baldwin, Una Mcßane,
and Henry Lane will sing: Patricia
Lockwood, Evelyn Pearson, and Gra
ham Mead will play the organ : Mary
Belle Clark. Marie Craven. Toboy Lai
tin. and Burt MacKenzie will offer
piano selections: Margery Iluber will
play the 'cello.
Monday. Dec. I—Thomas Sykes,
minister ef Friends meeting at
High Point' and personnel worker
in Tlminasvillc chair factory.
Tuesday. I>cc. 2 Meeting for
worship on the basis of silence, in
Wednesday, Dec. '.i—John Ever
sam, concert violinist.
Thursday, Dec. 4—Class meet
Friday. Dec. s—Morris J. Inger
Monday, Dec. S—Rabbi Robert
P. Jacobs, sponsored by the Jew
ish Chautauqua society.
Tuesday. Dec. !)—Meeting for
worship en the basis of silence, in
Wednesday, Dec. 10—S:>!o num
bers from "The Messiah."
Thursday, I)cc. 11—Class meet
Friday, Dec. 12 Dr. Guy R.
Vowels, "Why Study (ienuaii in
Gail Willis Gives Talk
On Foreign Propaganda
Hail Willis gave her suplionioiv
speech en the snlijeet "Foreign Propn
gnnda in the' I'nited States" at the
| meeting of the History club :n Mon
day, November 24. She pointed out
(specially the propaganda that had
| been prevalent in the Uusso-Finnish
A co lection of propaganda made by
! I r. Mari Iluth. I>r. I'aul Williams, and
] the College library was exhibited at
jtlie meeting. The collection consisted
of Humeri us pamphlets, newspapers,
and hoi ks which illustrated the extent
and use of propaganda in the present
| The History club will not meet in
j I>eceutber, but will attend the first
meeting of the International Iterations
| club on December 1 l>r. Clyde A.
Miiner will spell; 011 "Tile Philosophy
j of International Kelations."
! The Intern itional Relations club has
| been ree gnisced by the Carnegie Ell
- dowmenr for International Pence,
which wishes to sponsor such groups
which study and discuss world affairs
from an unprejudiced point of view.
The Carnegie Endowment has already
sent the Guilforil library an iustaU
■ meat of 10 new books. Such install
| ments are sent regularly twice a year.
Toastmaster . . .
. . . David Parsons will officiate at
the fall activities banquet.
Chamber Orchestra Gives
Half-Hour Radio Program
The Chamber Orchestra, under the
direction of l>r. Ezra 11. I'\ Weis,
played over station \ VII i on Thurs
day evening, November at 8:1"> p.m.
i lus was one of the series of Ouilford
(Quarter Hour programs broadcast
every week. The regular time was ex
tended to .'ill minutes.
The program presented was: (luruttc
Crlfbrr, Martini : I nrinntv from Sinn -
IIII'III/I \i>. 'I, Schubert; llunion Kl/IIP,
Tchaikovsky: Sirciiiiili 1 . Titt'i; I'm I>rr
nr Wnllz, .lohanu Strauss.
Members of the orchestra are: First
Violins Itossic Andrews, Bernice Mer
ritt: Viola- Bette Hailey; Clarinets—
Ilugh Brown, Phillip 10. Richardson:
I v lute -Austin Scott; Trumpet—Walter
Kuck'.T : I'illno —Alice Ott, Marjorie
Lee Hri ivn ; Second Violins Margaret
•lones, Virginia Chapin ; Bass Burt
MacKeuKie; Cello Dr. Curt Victorius,
Margery Ilnber; Saxophone-—ltutli
Barnes; Trombone Dr. I'aul Williams.
Spanish Club Will Meet
The Spanish club will meet for the
lirst time this year on December 1 in
I the Hut. Officers will be elected at
•lean McAllister will speak up:m his
| -experiences in Panama : a portion of
his talk will be given in Spanish.
All (iuiifordiiins are invited to at
tend the meetings of the club, al which
all cenversation will be in Spanish.
Early Editions of Guilfordian
Hark Back to Buggy Days
Itll I'AT LOCKWOOH
(let someone t take yen down to
the (iuilforriian office to look at the
old newspapers some rainy afternoon.
It's n very a musing and painless way
to alisi rh some of tlie history of (inii
fi rd college.
The (luiifordian itself is rather
amusing in its more ancient forms. The
papers in the tiles date hack to l!>14.
Their size varies from law sheets to
microscopic leaflets. The paper was
published weekly, and the snbscrip
At Dinner Tonight;
Fletcher Will Speak
Outstanding athletes will be honored
tonight at the annual fall achievement
banquet in Founders hall at (i p.m. Mr.
David Parsons, business manager of
the college, will till the role of toast
master. and Robert Fletcher, track
coach at the Cniversity of North Caro
lina, is the speaker of the evening.
Highlighting the program will be the
announcement of the captains of foot
ball and cross country teams for next
Coach "Block" Smith and Jack Bil
yeu, present captain of the football
team, will give short talks, followed
by the presentation of letters to 17 mem
bers of the football team. Those hon
ored are: seniors. Jack Hilyen, Dick
Nelson. Herb I'carson. Fred Taylor, Bob
I.Nolan. Dink Hail, and Joe Linrtle.v;
juniors, John Downing. Speed Hollo
| well. Clyde Krye; sophomores, K ihk
| ston Johns, Henry Ausliand, Jack Bou
rassa, Herb Schoellkopf; freshmen,
Brad Snipes, Hill Ityatt. anil Clark
Walter I'atssig. captain of the cross
country team, will receive his letter
and will, in turn, present letters to
three other members of the team: Haul
iteddick. Brad I.eete, and Norman Cock
Miss Dorothy 1.. (tilbert, of the Ens
lisli department (formerly girls' physi
cal edtication teacher at Guilford), will
| present the W. A. A. awards of letters
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Dr. A. D. Beittel Heads
Committee of Educators
Dr. A. I). Beittel lias just been named
I chairman of a committee of educators
nnd college workers sponsored by the
; Hasten foundation. This is an organi
zation interested in the study of life
on the campus and student faculty re
1 The committee with which Dr. Beit
tel is working will make plans for the
eastern conference of the foundation
to In- lielil next summer in North Caro
; 1 ina. This will be the first Hasten con-
I fen ■nee in the south. Representatives
from Duke, North Carolina State. Vir
ginia I'liion at Itichmonil. and Hamp
den institute attended the first meeting
of the committee, held in November at
Dr. Beittel lias recently bail a sermon
accepted for publication. This sermon,
"The Church in a World at War," will
soon appear in the North Carolina
tion price-you really had to pay to
set your news those (lays was one
dollar a year, and an additional ten
J cents l'( r each extra copy.
Students in those days evidrntly had
tile same hopes, desires, practical
Jokes, and sanies that we have today.
The articles were written in a rather
stilted style with a "chatty" thread
running through tliem. The reports of
elwh meetings, entertainments, and
facility parties include the hour that
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